verb (used with or without object), plane-ta·bled, plane-ta·bling.
Origin of plane-table
or plain table
Origin of plane table
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Historical Examples of plane-table
The delay enabled me to try my hand at repairing the plane-table.Across Iceland
Work on the wireless masts went on apace, and the geologist was abroad with his plane-table every day.The Home of the Blizzard
This map was a plane-table sketch, prepared by an engineer officer shortly before the action.History of the War in South Africa 1899-1902 v. 1 (of 4)
Sir Frederick Maurice.
Sometimes I went on with Imam Sharif, one soldier and a servant carrying the plane-table.Southern Arabia
Plane-table maps vary greatly in scale and the area they represent.The Boy Mechanic, Book 2